Karen Lee Leggett

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Longtime Alaska resident Karen Lee Leggett, 74, passed away at the Central Peninsula Hospital, Soldotna, Alaska on Aug. 31.In her last days, she was surrounded by family and friends.

She was born and raised in Ohio. In April 1965 she came to Alaska on vacation and never left.

She married her husband, Jack Leggett, in June of 1996 in Soldotna. They were official "snow birds" for 24 years. Their travelsled them to winter in RV communities of Sand Point, Arizona and Black Meadows, California. Those wintering months werepacked with fond memories and the fortunate opportunities to make everlasting friendships. Always returning home to Alaskain the early summer, via the Alcan highway, bringing them back to their beloved family and friends. Karen truly lived life tothe fullest through simple pleasures; chatting with friends, spending summers with her great grandchildren, fishing andquilting with Sandy, Joanie and Ginger. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends whose lives she touched.

Karen is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Leggett; father, Sherley Fink; mother, Ruth Fink; stepson, Randy Leggett; anddaughter in-law, Jae Leggett.

Karen leaves behind her sister Linda Poggiali and her husband John; her daughter Lynette Mohr and her husband Chuck Mohr;her daughter Jenice Gardner; her daughter Cindy Hall and her husband Mark Hall; her stepson Rick Leggett; her grandchildren:Wesley Young, Chelsey Lile, Robert Lile, Kaylee Young, Miranda Crouch and her husband Michael, Ryan Hall, Nicholas Hall,Aaron Leggett and his wife Shyann, Adam Leggett, Angela Racette and her husband Rich; and her great grandchildren: Gavin,Alexis, Leo, Dakota, Mason, Tavin, Bladen, Aiden, Miles, and Jack.

A celebration of life will be held at 2:00 p.m. September 9th at the American Legion Post 20 located at 902 Cook Dr., Kenai,Alaska. All who knew and loved Karen are invited.

Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai.

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Published in The Peninsula Clarion on Sept. 5, 2018
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